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This recipe for MOM COX’S BANANA CAKE, by , is from Our Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mae Belle Cox
Added: Tuesday, July 28, 2009


2 c Cake Flour
2 ½ tsp Baking Powder
(3 ½ tsp if fast acting)
¾ tsp Salt
1 1/3 c Sugar
See directions below step 1

½ c Shortening
2/3 c Milk
1 tsp Vanilla Flavoring
See Directions below Step 2

2 Eggs (unbeaten),
¼ c Milk
See Directions below Step 3

Step 1 Mix these ingredients together, then add:
Step 2
Beat at high speed, 2 min., then add:
Step 3
Beat two minutes
Bake at 350° 25-30 min.

Use “Butter Sugar Icing” recipe found on powdered sugar container. Ice one layer,
add sliced bananas, dribble more icing on bananas or top layer will stick. Use plain
icing on top and sides.




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